Shows how weather affects our lives, what causes the weather and how weather conditions are measured and forecast. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topic: weather
Uses live action and graphic techniques to explain weather in terms of its three basic elements–heat, air and water–showing the part each plays in making different kinds of weather and explaining how moving air masses cause weather changes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topic: weather
Shows various types of clouds; explains low and high pressure areas and how to forecast weather from the study of clouds. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topic: weather
(April 20, 1993) Episode #11 of What’s in the News, Space looks at weather stations. The program is intended for grades 4-7. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, weather
Weather affects our daily lives.The elements of weather: rain, wind, fog, ice and snow affect the operation and flight of an airplane. In this program, NASA and FAA researchers will introduce students to math, science, and weather; demonstrate how these elements influence flight; and show how NASA and FAA research is used to limit the effects of these elements on flight. Students will examine: the tools, techniques, and technologies used by engineers and scientists to detect these and other... Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics, weather
In “The Case of the Phenomenal Weather”, students can join the tree house detectives as they plan a trip to the Caribbean and encounter problems trying to predict the weather. In this case the tree house detectives will learn about violent storms such as hurricanes and tornadoes, weather fronts, global wind patterns and climates. While solving the case, they will discover that predicting the weather is not predictable at all! To license this film and get a higher quality version for... Topics: NASA, weather
Introduces the concept of the water cycle and explains evaporation and condensation. Shows that water in the air is responsible for clouds, fog, dew, rain, hail and snow. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: weather, water cycle
Dating from 1959 and released in Technicolor this Walt Disney film, made with the cooperation of the United States Department of Defense, uses music and animation to speculate on the use of space satellite technology (with a coordinated defense network) as a means to modify weather.“Eyes in Outer Space” (1959) was part of a series of short films, including “Man In Space,” “Man And The Moon,” “Mars And Beyond,” and “Our Friend The Atom,” exploring the world of the future.... Topics: Cold War, Satellite, Walt Disney, Eyes In Outer Space, Weather Modification, Film, 1959
Created by Cenco in 1961, this film discusses radioactive fallout and describes the types of radiation involved, how such radiation spreads, and how it affects living matter. Explains what is being done to understand and solve the problems associated with nuclear radiation. In this era, the health effects of fallout were not well understood. This film makes an earnest attempt to discuss fallout and makes several important points about how dangerous it can be. At this time public sentiment was... Topics: Civil Defense, X-ray generator, Uranium, Weather Balloon, Nuclear fallout, Radiation, Atomic Bomb,...
With Gemini 5's space flight as a backdrop, the impending destruction of Hurricane Betsy, or 'Billion-dollar Betsy' as she came to be known, is expressed in vivid shots of the storm forming and trekking across the Atlantic. 'A Hurricane Called Betsy,' shows the monstrously disastrous, billion dollar, storm as it slammed into New Orleans at 110 miles per hour, with stories and tales from people in the midst of the chaos. Hurricane Betsy was a costly precursor to the levee breaches of Hurricane... Topics: Tiros Weather Satellite, Project Gemini, Hurricane Betsy, Hurricane, Storm, Corps Of Engineering,...